Addiction recovery program expanding

By David Danzis New Jersey Herald Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 12:01 am LAFAYETTE — Building on the success of the last 17 months, the Sussex County C.L.E.A.R. program announced its expansion with another municipal police department joining and an additional 10 scholarships being offered by Sunrise House Treatment Center. During a press conference on Thursday morning at[…]

Program Expansion Press Conference

LAFAYETTE, N.J., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — At a time when Sussex County is facing an opioid epidemic, Sunrise House Treatment Center and the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) Program announced Thursday, January 18, that the program is expanding to help even more people with substance use disorder and addiction find recovery. The expansion includes the addition of several new police departments to serve[…]

Cheers…to more police departments

Cheers and Jeers, Nov. 14 Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 12:01 am Cheers … To more police departments in the county coming aboard the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) program serving as intake centers for those seeking assistance to break their drug addiction. By the end of the month, six police departments —[…]

6 more police forces get C.L.E.A.R. in opioid fight

By David Danzis New Jersey Herald Posted: Nov. 10, 2017 12:15 am An additional six police departments in Sussex County have agreed to become a part of a community-focused effort in combating the local drug epidemic through recovery. The Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery, or C.L.E.A.R., program announced that police departments in Andover[…]

CLEAR introduced into Vernon

BY VERA OLINSKI PUBLISHED OCT 16, 2017 AT 3:31 PM (UPDATED OCT 18, 2017) VERNON — The Community, Law Enforcement, Addiction, and Recovery (CLEAR) program roll out was introduced, Oct. 11, at the Vernon Coalition meeting. Newton Police Chief Michael Richards and Vernon Township Police Chief Randy Mills explained the CLEAR program is intended to help[…]

Even more effort needed to reverse the opioid crisis

Posted: Sep. 24, 2017 12:01 am “The problem is in our backyard and it’s a significant one.” Such was the assessment of Dr. Anthony Brutico, medical director of emergency services at Newton Medical Center and one of the panelists at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse town hall meeting held Friday in Newton. Putting statistics to[…]

Opioid crisis unites public, professionals at town hall

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP — The opioid epidemic is very real and very much in our own backyards. So what is being done about it? That was the question at the forefront Friday morning at The Center for Prevention and Counseling during the Knock Out Opioid Abuse town hall, a series presented by the Partnership for a[…]